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Photo of the Day: Sitting in Solitude in India

A blue-capped rock thrush perched on a wire in Pangot, India on September 17, 2014. (Kishore Bhargava/Flickr)
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A blue-capped rock thrush perched on a wire in Pangot, India on September 17, 2014. (Kishore Bhargava/Flickr)

Five Ways Artist Nam June Paik Predicted the Future

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With the benefit of hindsight, it's more apparent than ever that the inveterate artist-inventor-tinkerer, who died in 2006, anticipated some of the most compelling inventions of the information age.

Photo of the Day: Overlooking the Ocean in Indonesia

A man stands under a gazebo overlooking the ocean at Sanur Beach in Bali, Indonesia on September 11, 2014. (Darien Graham-Smith/Flickr)
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A man stands under a gazebo overlooking the ocean at Sanur Beach in Bali, Indonesia on September 11, 2014. (Darien Graham-Smith/Flickr)

Listen: Nisha Biswal on the U.S.'s 'Intense Summer of Engagement' with India

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) shakes hands with Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj during a meeting in New Delhi July 31, 2014. (Raveendran/Getty Images)
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For ASPI’s Sep. 17 AsiaConnect briefing, Nisha Biswal, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Affairs, spoke about Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Washington and the state of U.S.-India relations.

Photo of the Day: Climbing Infinite Stairs in Sri Lanka

Three monks dressed in orange climb the steps of the ancient palace Sigiriya in Central Province, Sri Lanka on July 30, 2014. (PappoAnton/Flickr)
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Three monks dressed in orange climb the steps of the ancient palace Sigiriya in Central Province, Sri Lanka on July 30, 2014. (PappoAnton/Flickr)

Interview: Director Educates Himself, and Audience, with Classical Dance Documentary

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Sumantra Ghosal discusses how he made his film about dancer/choreographer Malavika Sarukkai, who brings a contemporary sensibility to traditional Bharatanatyam. Screening and in-person appearances at Asia Society New York on Sept. 21.

Photo of the Day: Keeping Warm Between the Tracks in Bangladesh

An old man sits between train tracks and lights a fire to keep warm in Bangladesh on December 31, 2013. (Rakib Hasan Sumon/Flickr)
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An old man sits between train tracks and lights a fire to keep warm in Bangladesh on December 31, 2013. (Rakib Hasan Sumon/Flickr)

The Xi-Modi Agenda: Centering China-India Relations on Economic Cooperation

China’s President Xi Jinping (L) shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, on July 15, 2014. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/Getty Images)
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Anubhav Gupta of the Asia Society Policy Institute considers how Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi might move forward on economic cooperation even as bilateral tensions persist on other fronts.

Photo of the Day: After the Flood in Kashmir

A Kashmiri shopkeeper reacts as he sits alongside a flood-damaged garment shop at the Lal Chowk area in Srinagar on September 17, 2014. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Kashmiri shopkeeper reacts as he sits alongside a flood-damaged garment shop at the Lal Chowk area in Srinagar on September 17, 2014. (Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview: Lahore's Last 'Lollywood' Poster Artist Looks Back on a 50-Year-Career

Lollywood poster artist Sarfraz Iqbal in his Lahore studio in September 2014. (Saad Sarfraz Sheikh)
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Pakistan's national film industry may have gone into decline, but painter Sarfraz Iqbal is still a consummate, busy professional.